a sacred bull worshiped at Memphis: identified originally with Ptah and later assimilated with Osiris to form the Ptolemaic Serapis.
- Also called Ha·pi [hah-pee, khah-pee], /ˈhɑ pi, ˈxɑ pi/, Hap [hahp, khahp] /hɑp, xɑp/ .
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How to use Apis in a sentence
I recently succeeded in giving perfect relief with Apis Mel.An Epitome of Homeopathic Healing Art | B. L. Hill
The priests affirmed that Apis was of divine origin, the cow that produced him having been impregnated with holy fire.The Mysteries of All Nations | James Grant
Apis bicornis, L. selects the hollows of large stones for the site of its dwelling; whilst others prefer the holes in wood.The Book of Curiosities | I. Platts
A membrane attached to the inner side of the cubital spur in Apis L.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4) | William Kirby
Each in its turn has contained quite comfortably the mummy of a bull Apis, armoured in plates of gold.Egypt (La Mort De Philae) | Pierre Loti
British Dictionary definitions for Apis
(in ancient Egypt) a sacred bull worshipped at Memphis
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